Research In Motion

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins holds up the new Q5.  (Credit: Brian Bennett/CNET)

RIM Announces New Lower Cost BlackBerry At Orlando Conference

A new lower cost BlackBerry aimed at emerging markets is on the way. On the opening day of Research In Motion’s annual three day conference in Orlando, CEO Thorsten Heins announced that the Q5 device will be available in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America beginning in July.


Capitol Hill

Defense Dept. Drops Blackberry For Apple, Google Phones

The U.S. Department of Defense announced today that it was further dropping its exclusive BlackBerry contract and opening all of its mobile communications networks to Apple, Google, and other device makers.


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Blackberry Company Now Named Blackberry

Adios, RIM. Research In Motion is no more: the company that makes Blackberrys is now called Blackberry.


(AP Photo/CP, Adrian Wyld)

S. Florida BlackBerry Users Experience Service Disruptions

South Floridians who rely on their Blackberry to get them through the day may have noticed their smart phone isn’t so smart.